April 2010 archive

Love film

There is nothing like gaining a little more privacy in a busy city is there? These decorative window films by Emma Jeffs are great for just that. These removable films give you privacy without obscuring much needed light and actually transform the room into something quite dreamy! If you have an unsightly view outside your […] Read more…

Long Weekend

Yesterday I shot at the home of one of the directors of Cox and Cox and so of course I have their amusing and clever products on the brain… don’t you love the oh-so easy chocolate heart moulds to create your own delicacies? Then your very own mouse in a matchbox to love and care […] Read more…

A Day With… Melissa Launay

My name is Melissa Launay. I am a painter and illustrator. I do not remember this, but I was apparently born in the Westminster Hospital on the Thames Embankment in London and immediately whisked off to Spain to be with my mother’s family. I am half Spanish. Found to be sufficiently acceptable, I remained there […] Read more…

Keep Calm Gallery

I am a real believer in seeing inspirational messages in your daily life, positive words instantly make me feel better. So these gorgeous letter-pressed prints on recycled paper from Keep Calm Gallery tick all my boxes. The above ‘fail better’ print was inspired by the fantastic words of Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett and the […] Read more…

Upper East Side meets West London

I found this gorgeous London Townhouse in the US Elle Decor – I have a feeling that if  London and the Upper East Side ever collided this might be the result don’t you think? It may come as no surprise then that the home owner once worked as a buyer in Saks Fifth Avenue. I […] Read more…

Shiny Birds

I can hear the birds cheep all day on these long spring days, what if one day you looked out of the window and saw each and every one had magically turned into these pretty, pretty porcelain and gold lustre birdies? Unlikely but quite wonderful to imagine… Read more…

Food for thought

House of Origin are a Dutch design studio who create wonderful food installations! Can you imagine anything better?! They create, designed and style special dinners, food installations and several cookbooks… They presented ‘brain food’ below at the Milan events this year – outlining which foods affect which parts of the brain in a visually striking […] Read more…

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